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Lexicon of ArseArse (n.) = an Arsenal player or fan Arse drivel (n.) = crap spouting by the press about Arsenal, usually about the team's imminent demise Arsenalicious (adj.) = pertaining to footballing greatness and style Arsquire [Arsq.] (n.) = honorary title given to esteemed Arses (eg. Mr. Fredrik Ljungberg, Arsquire) arsetimate (vb.) = to consider the strength of an Arsenal side arsewiped (adj.) = injured intercescuality (n.) = when a midfielder, usually of prodigious talent, is able to seamlessly fill in for Fabregas Invinciblitis (n.) = acute nostalgia for the Invincibles era Le Prof-iteering (n.) = the buying and selling of players at a huge profit Theo (vb.) = to hurry, or move very rapidly (eg. Will you please Theo up, we're going to be late for the match) Young Gun (n.) = member of the Arsenal youth team. Any Arsenal player under the age of 21 Head on for a full Lexicon of Arse.
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As Robin Van Persie slotted home an immensely late penalty and the Emirates erupted I had a headline all ready to go for today’s blog; ‘Still Alive, But So, So Lucky’. And lucky is exactly what we would have been … Continue reading
Posted by SmartArse “Tottenham boss Harry Redknapp…made – and succeeded with – an audacious move for Rafael van der Vaart. Chelsea spent big, Manchester City, too and Manchester United spent more. All of Arsenal’s title rivals strengthened. Arsenal didn’t.” So … Continue reading
Posted by SmartArse Phew. Well we got away with that one didn’t we? Really didn’t look like we were going to score until Pepe Reina rather generously decided to hand us a draw and join the growing brigade of keepers … Continue reading
Posted by Sonuvagun Thanks SmartArse for putting the boot in the doomsayers and getting us excited about the season ahead! As usual there’s the usual Arse drivel in the press about Arsenal not being title contenders this year and, what’s … Continue reading
Posted by SmartArse As we (and the entirety of Planet Arsenal) have acknowledged there is certainly cause for concern as we approach the new season. Cause for concern, yes. Outright despair? Hardly. Though as ever it seems the press rather … Continue reading
Posted by SmartArse Remarkable really, given all the fuss over the issue since Arsenal’s last competitive action, that the immediate future of Cesc Fabregas is one of the few certainties of the coming season. Think about it. Where do you … Continue reading
Posted By Andre The Giant “So the real question is, where (if at all) will the top teams drop points? Well, for a start, Everton and Aston Villa shouldn’t be walk overs at home tomorrow. Obviously that requires us to … Continue reading
Posted by Andre The Giant Before the Chelsea game I mused about backing Arsenal to win the league. I have done all season although I am not one for long term bets, I prefer the more immediate pay off (or … Continue reading
Posted by SmartArse How it could have all been so different. Two moments of slack defending ruthlessly exploited by Didier Drogba condemned Arsenal to a defeat that dealt a crushing blow to their title aspirations. An otherwise promising performance ended … Continue reading